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Sunday 29 March 1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Admiral T and Sandra Sanchez. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Rapture by Blondie. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. Nighthawks, directed by Bruce Malmuth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Si unyil. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qix or Stampede.
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Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rutger Hauer, Billy Dee Williams

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson

Country: United States

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The Howling

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

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Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez

Directed by: Jean Girault

Starring: Louis de Funs, Genevive Grad, Michel Galabru

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Si unyil

Country: Indonesia

School of Love

Starring: Toshiko Fujita, Katsue Miwa

Country: Japan

The Bagthorpe Saga

Written by: Helen Cresswell

Starring: Madeline Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Peter Lustig, Helmut Krauss, Guido Hammesfahr

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Starring: Michael Shannon, Josh Taylor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 March 1981 ?

  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
  • Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eric Williams: American athlete, pro football player, defensive tackle.
  • Woman of the Year opens at Palace Theater NYC for 770 performances
  • Tiina Lehtola ski jumps female record 110 metre.

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What news were making the headlines those days in March 1981?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Violent Crime -- Mar. 23, 1981
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8737
  • Time: Taking Command: The World According to Alexander Haig'. Inset: Charles Darwin.


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Carl Sagan

RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOXCosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a

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The Key To Rebecca

By: Ken Follett

Ken Follett’s The Key to Rebecca took readers and critics by storm when first published more than twenty years ago. Today, it remains one of the best espionage novels ever written. Look

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By: Fred Mustard Stewart

An entire century is carved into a passionate epic novel that sweeps from Sicilian prison cells to Fifth Avenue mansions. From Brooklyn to Hollywood, this is the story of an indomitable

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The Delta Decision

By: Wilbur Smith

The Delta Decision

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 8-bit, Atari 5200, Atari Lynx, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, Game Boy, Mobile Phone, Nintendo Entertainment System, PC

Genre: Action

Publisher: NA Taito; NA Atari (Home computers); NA Telegames (Lynx); JP Takara (FM-7); WW Nintendo

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Platform: Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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Madness and the Minotaur

Madness and the Minotaur

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Radio Shack


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Centuri/Taito

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Ulysses and the Golden Fleece

Ulysses and the Golden Fleece

Platform: Apple II Atari 8-bit Commodore 64 DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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